Definition of laser printer in English:

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laser printer

Pronunciation: /ˈlāzər ˌprin(t)ər/

noun

A printer, linked to a computer, producing good-quality printed material by using a laser to form a pattern of electrostatically charged dots on a light-sensitive drum, which attract toner (or dry ink powder). The toner is transferred to a piece of paper and fixed by a heating process.
Example sentences
  • The XP system has a serial dot-matrix printer and a parallel laser printer.
  • The laser printer caused ink powder from the toner cartridge to fuse onto the paper where the program told the printer to leave ink.
  • Before I begin, I'd like to stress that this article is intended only to assist you with basic cleaning of the laser toner from your laser printer.

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Syllabification: la·ser print·er

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